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Matros' third a big deal

Updated: June 16, 2012, 12:16 AM ET
By Gary Wise | Special to ESPN.com

Matt Matros has defied the odds. His bracelet victory last week in the 1,604-player field six-handed $1,500 no-limit hold 'em Event 16 is a big deal. The fact he won a WSOP bracelet for the third consecutive year is bigger.

The number of players who have won multiple bracelets over the history of the World Series of Poker numbers somewhere in the range of 160, so winning in two consecutive years is a rare feat worthy of notice. Of those 160, only 57 have managed to win a third and ...

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